How Did Readers' Picks Compare to Tony Voters?

By Playbill Staff
09 Jun 2014

Jessie Mueller
Photo by Joan Marcus

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical

Readers picked Kelli O'Hara for her performance as Francesca in The Bridges of Madison County, but the Tony went to first-time winner Jessie Mueller, who stars as Carole King in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical. Watch Mueller in performance here. Read's Diva Talk column with Mueller here.